New speakers announced

Vladimir Viro is the founder of Peachnote, a Munich-based company developing artificial music intelligence technologies and applications. Having received both musical and scientific training, Vladimir combines his love of music and joy of solving technical and business challenges in creating systems that make enjoyment and appreciation of classical music more accessible. He is also serving as the CTO of the Karajan Institute and is participating in several international research consortia.

Eleonore Büning received her doctorate on the early reception of Beethoven. She has worked as a freelance music critic for various newspapers. Since 1994, she has been music editor in permanent employment. Eleonore has various teaching activities in Hamburg, Berlin, Heidelberg, among others. She has various adjudication duties (piano, violin, singing) in, among others, Essen, Bonn, Bad Kissingen, Dresden, Berlin, Frankfurt and Zhuhai. Since 2011, Eleonore is chairwoman of the panel of judges of the “The German Record Critics’ Award”.

Kay Meseberg graduaded from University of Potsdam with a Diplom in Political Sciences. After his early career years in television (working Polylux on ARD, ARTE, Foyer on 3sat), he spent many years as an online editor and TV author for ZDF’s investigative magazine Frontal21. Parallel, he has been involved since the late nineties in conceiving and implementing numerous award-winning online projects. He moved to ARTE in 2013, where he developed the platform ARTE Future. He explores content from a 360° video and virtual reality perspective. Numerous distinctions, including three Grimme Online Awards.

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